GMS Vignettes: ‘Georgetown Is the Fabric of My Life’ 

June 20, 2024

2 of Georgetown’s Oldest Businesses, The Phoenix and Georgetown Tobacco, Keep the Home Fires Burning By Hailey Wharram Amid Georgetown’s ever-shifting commercial mosaic, The Phoenix—located on 1514 Wisconsin Ave. NW—and […]

Georgetown Is Hot to Shop  

December 6, 2023

Last week, WTOP News ran an upbeat story, headlined “Georgetown sees solid year despite retail, restaurant shuttering in DC,” and concluded “2023 has been a solid year for one of […]

Shop Georgetown: The Holiday Gift Guide

December 7, 2022

The District proper is open for business. Retail numbers are strong but that doesn’t mean all is whole from the past few difficult years. If you’re in the giving mood, […]

Haute & Cool: First Man (on Father’s Day)

June 16, 2022

FIRST MAN He was the first man in your life and has stood at your side as you pave your way into the world. Father, provider, protector, confidante and forever […]

Georgetown Tobacco at 58: Founder David Berkebile Looks Back Gratefully

March 14, 2022

Tomorrow, Georgetown Tobacco celebrates it 58th anniversary — pretty good for a business that might be seen as unique to another time and place. There’s the beauty and longevity of […]

Business Ins & Outs: Founders Bank Opens, Qatar buys Hollerith House & More

April 22, 2020

IN: FOUNDERS BANK OPENS Former executives of the Bank of Georgetown — acquired by United Bank in 2016 for $269 million — opened Founders Bank (as in Founding Fathers) last […]

COVID Sights: Brooks Brothers Skips Town; Residents, Businesses Confront New World

March 30, 2020

A few businesses remain open on M Street, such as Thunder Burger (takeout and delivery only), Moby Dick, America Eats (meals for the needy) and even Georgetown Tobacco.

Business Ins & Outs April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018

By Robert Devaney and Stephanie Green In: The Much-Ballyhooed Wing Opens An initial reaction after walking into the Wing, the new women-only club at 1056 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, overlooking […]

GBA Pays Tribute to Georgetown’s Economic History

November 16, 2017

The Georgetown Business Association held its monthly reception Nov. 15 at one of the neighborhood’s oldest businesses, Georgetown Tobacco, which opened in 1964.

Homme Office Gifts for Dad

June 7, 2017

This year, we made life a little easier for you. In anticipation of Father’s Day, we went ahead and curated a list of gifts for Dad — all from Georgetown retailers. Whether it’s time for him to redesign his desk space, his outfits need a little sprucing up or he’s ready to break out a few cigars with the boys, we’ve got you covered.